PurchTips - Edition # 11


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Don't Think That You Can Fit Training Into Your Busy Schedule?

By Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3

Use This Career Development Planner To Prove That You Can!

Each Next Level Purchasing full-length online purchasing class requires about 7-8 hours to complete. However, unlike traditional training, you can spread out these hours of training over 60 days and can take the classes anywhere, anytime! Now, it's not so hard to fit training into your busy schedule. Here is a calendar for the next few months. Simply write a one-hour range (e.g., 12:00 - 1:00) on 8 different days and - viola! - you have planned to develop your skills without disrupting your busy schedule.

Do You Want a More Rewarding Procurement Career?

Are you tired of not getting enough opportunities, respect, and money out of your procurement career? Well, guess what? Nothing will change unless you take action towards becoming a world-class procurement professional.

Earning your SPSM® Certification is the action to take if you want to bring the most modern procurement practices into your organization and achieve your career potential. Download the SPSM Certification Guide today to learn how to get started on your journey to a more rewarding procurement career!


Need Better Performance From Your Procurement Team?

Are you a procurement leader whose team isn't achieving the results you know are possible? Maybe it's not enough cost savings. Or frustrating performance from the supply base. Or dissatisfied internal customers.

You need a performance improvement plan that's easy to implement and quick to produce results. The NLPA can help.

Download our whitepaper "The Procurement Leader's Guide To A More Successful Team." You'll learn the 7 steps for transforming your staff into a results-producing, world-class procurement team.


Are You Getting The Most Out of Your NLPA Membership?

Members of the NLPA get more than just articles like this by email. As a member, you also get access to:

  • The Procurement Training & Certification Starter Kit
  • The latest Purchasing & Supply Management Salaries Report
  • Leading-Edge Supply Management™ magazine
  • Members-only webinars 10x per year
  • And more!

If you haven't been taking advantage of these benefits, why not log in and start now?